Drum (Falconhurst) by Kyle Onstott – book cover, description, publication history. Drum is a American film based on the Kyle Onstott novel of the same name. It was released by United Artists and is a sequel to the film Mandingo, released. Kyle Onstott was an American novelist, known for his best-selling novel Mandingo (), Lance Horner); Falconhurst Fancy; Flight to Falconhurst; Master of Falconhurst; The Tattooed Rood; Drum; Strange Harvest (with Ashley Carter).
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Although the Falconhurst series has sold near or over 15 million copies, it and its authors remain in the shadows of bestselling popular literature. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure Over the millennia, they performed a wide variety of functions in many different cultures as courtiers or the equivalent domesticv slaves, treble singers, religious specialists, government officials and guardians of women or harem servants. DRUM tells the story of three generations of characters, unfolding its narrative over some five-hundred pages and managing to hold the reader’s attention without ever lapsing into the lengthy and agonizing bits of useless business that went nowhere and occasionally brought its predecessor’s pages to a gear-grinding halt.
Fiction, Slavery, Blackploitation, Southern U. He is, however, also sought after by white women. Only three things unite these very different men: Won’t ever get rid of it, it has a permanent home on my bookshelf. And this book is pure trash, although it takes a while to get to the gloriously skeevy stuff that was first glimpsed and then only done half-baked in Mandingo.
Shipped to over one million happy customers. Browse Related Browse Related. The news of that development and the impending sale of the “uppity” Clees spurs an ultra-violent slave revolt that results in many gory deaths, including that of Drumson, who sacrifices himself to save Hammond’s life, only to end up fatally shot and beheaded with a scythe.
When the revolt is quelled, a heartbroken Augusta makes sure that Drumson’s courage and more-than-slavelike humanity are never forgotten, affording him the rare honor of being buried among Falconhurst’s honored white dead.
Read it on vacation with my sister. When Horner died inFawcett signed prolific author Ojstott Whittington to continue writing Falconhurst tales under the name of Ashley Carter. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The blunt language, visceral savagery and frank attitude will really pop some eyes open, especially in these PC times. Dust jacket is unclipped, edge wear, slightly faded at the spine.
Drum runs for pages and Jack Be Nimble runs for pages. Drumson The imaginatively named son of Drum is purchased by Hammond Maxwell here’s where the Mandingo connection comes in and he becomes a valued slave in the Maxwell household.
Onstott paints an explicitly literal portrait of a nation trapped by its own lust, desire, and depravity that would lead it with no other choice but to abolish slavery.
There are light rubs along spine edges and spine has a slight roll, with a single crease. Compelling, if not always pleasant, reading with some unforgettable bits of storyline. Drum is an egocentric prick who’s so full of himself that rather unlikable, quite happy in his role as what is essentially a human fighting cock pun intendedwith little concern or respect for his own value as a human being and not a commodity.
The characters are not real; however, slave owners, overseers, and slaves are a historical fact. Light spine and cover creases. Picture is of the actual book that you will receive. Faint musty small, glight partial sicoloraiotn to else fine in near fine jack with lighlty sunned spine and minor edge-wear.
What’s wrong with loving literary trash? After arriving at Maxwell’s plantation, Regine is set up in the bedroom above Hammond.
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That, and the unwanted son that onsstott discovers she’s knocked up with. Hard Cover, 8vo, First Edition. I travel for iyle. Well, poor Tamboura is shit outta luck because some of his jealous family members plot against him in an effort to usurp his right of tribal leadership succession and successfully drug and kidnap him, selling him into slavery to an Arab flesh-trader rather than kill him outright, which would have offended the spirits.
One thing I do remember is that, I enjoyed the book and read the other books in the series. Refresh and try again. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting.
The earliest known records for intentional castration or force celibacy to produce eunuchs are from the Sumerian city of Lagash in the 21st century BC. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.
We aim to get all books dispatched from our warehouse within 24 hours of order. Retrieved from ” https: A great collection of old paperbacks. Pictorial dust jacket over yellow cloth boards.
Read it years ago and it is a great book. Mostly clean pages with light tanning throughout, and foxing to page edges. I pretty much was just scanning toward the end. Aug 07, Freelance rated it really liked it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Although the fate of the three principal characters leave the reader pondering the moral of our fate for tasting forbidden fruit.